This introduction to business law delivers the knowledge and skills required to understand the overall importance of the legal function in every aspect of the business organization and the ways in which the law affects the role of every manager, from marketing to personnel, in a business. It is designed for students of business as opposed to legal specialists so all the units are carefully sequenced and organized to ensure clarity and ease of use.
Topics covered include:
The English legal system.
Obligations of the seller/producer.
European community law .
Business Law has been written and developed by a highly experienced team. Extensively tested with students and using a range of questions, self–assessment exercises, worked examples and assignments, Business Law is the most effective teaching and learning resource available at this level.
Guide for Lecturers.
The English Legal System.
The Nature of Law.
Sources of Law.
The Courts and Tribunals.
Legal Personnel and Legal Aid.
Part II: .
Liability for Employees and Agents.
Sole Traders and Partnerships.
Forming a Company.
Managing the Company.
Making a Contract.
What can go Wrong During the Making of a Contract.
Discharging a Contract.
Non–Contractual Obligations of the Seller/Producer.
The Duty of Care in Negligence.
Other Aspects of Negligence and Product Liability.
Other Aspects of Tort.
Liability in Respect of Employees.
European Community Law.
The Development of the European Community.
The Functions of the Institutions.
The Sources of European Community Law.
The Integration of European Community Law at a National Level.
Enforcement of European Community Law at a European Level.